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Reduction in Science - Structure, Examples, Philosophical Problems (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984) Loot Price: R2,199
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Reduction in Science - Structure, Examples, Philosophical Problems (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984)

W. Balzer, D. Pearce, Heinz-Jurgen Schmidt

Series: Synthese Library, 175

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The papers in this volume were presented at the colloquium "Reduktion in der Wissenschaft: Struktur, Beispiele, philos- ophische PrObleme", held in Bielefeld, West Germany, July 18- 21, 1983. Altogether eighteen talks were delivered at the symposium, and all appear here with the exception of Professor Ehlers' address. In addition, we are pleased to be able to include three papers by invited participants (Kamiah, Ludwig, Scheibe) who were unable to attend the meeting. The meeting itself brought together a sizeable group of logicians, philosophers and working scientists to discuss and debate the theme of reduction, one that occupies a central place in contemporary philosophy of science. The participants and contributors succeeded in opening up new directions in reduction studies and presenting fresh case studies of re- duction from many different areas of scientific practice. Their efforts will greatly enhance our understanding of reduction and, consequently, our grasp of the complex process of scien- tific change and the unity and growth of scientific knowledge.

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Imprint: Springer
Country of origin: Netherlands
Series: Synthese Library, 175
Release date: February 2012
First published: 1984
Editors: W. Balzer • D. Pearce • Heinz-Jurgen Schmidt
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 446
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
ISBN-13: 978-9400964563
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Science: general issues > Philosophy of science
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Social & political philosophy
Books > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Social & political philosophy
LSN: 9400964560
Barcode: 9789400964563

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